Junior & Graduation Recitals

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All students preparing recitals for Studio VI (MUSI3648 – Junior Recital), and Studio VIII (MUSI4848 – Graduation Recital), are required to complete the Application for Recital Form. This document includes step-by-step instructions for completing the booking process.

Generally, recitals which occur in the fall semester will be scheduled in November or early December, and those which occur in the spring semester will be scheduled in March or early April.

Students will perform required recitals in the recital hall (W570). For information on the use of the recital hall for a required recital, and what you may expect from the theatre staff, please consult this document.

 

Application for Recital Package

The Application for Recital Package contains

  • Application for Recital
  • Music Studio Recital Procedures
  • Concert/Recital Information

Junior Recitals

Scheduled on select Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays at 4:30 p.m.

At the discretion of your respective studio instructor, all students in Studio VI (MUSI3648) must complete a recital in lieu of an end-of semester jury. Junior recitals must be completed by the last day of class in which the student is enrolled in MUSI3648.

Junior recitals must be shared by 3 students. Each recital will be a maximum of 90 minutes in length (30 minutes/student), including pauses and set-up changes, and exclusive of intermission(s). All repertoire selections and the length of the recital are to be approved by the studio instructor(s).

Junior recitals are not required to include an intermission. However, the recital may include one intermission of 10 or 15 minutes, or two intermissions not to exceed 10 minutes each. The length of the intermission(s) will be confirmed with the stage manager on the day of the recital. Please be sure to include the intermission(s) on the program.

Theatre management will provide one front-of–house manager, one stage manager, and one recording technician for the recital.

 

Junior Recital Procedures

Students must adhere to the following procedures when booking and preparing a required Junior recital:

  1. Print a copy of the Application for Recital Form.
  2. Select three possible recital dates in consultation with your studio instructor (and your accompanist, if possible) by looking at the available options on the Student Recital Calendar. The studio instructor must sign the form before the form is submitted to the Studio Coordinator.
  3. Book a Junior recital:
    • Bookings for fall Junior recitals occur between September 17 - 21, 2018, during posted office hours
    • Bookings for spring Junior recitals occur between September 24 – 28, 2018, during posted office hours
  4. Each Junior recital student must pay recital fee of $15.00 at the Cash Office before returning your Application for Recital Form to the Studio Coordinator. This fee will offset the cost of printing the programs.
  5. Submit the completed Application for Recital Form to the Studio Coordinator during your assigned booking window. The Studio Coordinator will book the recital and sign the form.
    • If all dates selected on the form have already been booked, you must return to your studio instructor to select new dates, and return to the Studio Coordinator for recital booking.
  6. Arrange/finalize accompanist booking and arrange for all other performers who may join you on the recital.
  7. Complete the Concert/Recital Information sheet (last page in package) and return it to Theatre Operations Supervisor in the Theatre Box Office (W510).
    • Deadlines to submit Application Form and Information Sheet
      • Fall recitals – October 1, or not later than 2 weeks before the recital*
      • Spring recitals – February 1, or not later than 2 weeks before the recital*
        *Dress rehearsal bookings will be denied if the “Concert/Recital Information” sheet has not been returned to the Theatre Box Office.
  8. If you want an archival recording, pay the $35 recording fee at the Theatre Box Office ticket window. They will be available within 30 days of the recital.
    • Note: As the recital replaces an end-of-semester jury and constitutes a significant portion of the final grade, students may not engage a Digital Audio Arts students to perform a live-capture recording of their recital.
  9. Book your dress rehearsals with the Box Office or go to W510. Each student is entitled to 2 hours of dress rehearsal time.
    • Fall recitals- bookings begin October 1
    • Spring recitals- bookings begin the first day of classes in January
  10. (Optional) Create a recital poster. All posters must be approved by the Studio Coordinator.
  11. Complete the Recital Program Template and email it to music@uleth.ca a minimum of 2 weeks before your recital. For more information go to Recital Programs & Posters.
  12. The studio instructor must confirm the Junior recital will proceed a minimum of 5 days before the recital by emailing music@uleth.ca. If an instructor decides that a recital should not proceed, the student will be added to the end-of-semester jury schedule to complete an extended jury.
  13. Instructor sign-off on the content and order of the program
  14. Review Recital Hall Usage guidelines for performance preparation

Graduation Recitals

Scheduled on select Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 8:00 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m.

All students in Studio VIII (MUSI4848) must successfully complete a Graduation recital by the last day of class in which the student is enrolled in MUSI4848. The recital constitutes the final examination for Studio VIII and as such, there is no alternative to the recital performance. Should the instructor determine that the student is in danger of not being adequately prepared for their recital performance, the instructor may direct the student to withdraw from studio. Students in this position do not qualify for an "Incomplete" in studio. Please confer with your studio instructor for more information.

Graduation recitals must not exceed 90 minutes in length, including 50 – 60 minutes of music, pauses, set-up changes, and intermission. All repertoire selections and the length of recital are to be approved by the studio instructor. The length of the intermission is to be confirmed with the stage manager on the day of the recital- the standard length is 15 minutes. Please be sure to include the intermission in the program.

Graduation recitals for Composition Studio students require that the student present a recital of their own original works. The student is responsible for arranging performers, rehearsals, and all other aspects of mounting the performance. All aspects are factored into the recital grade.

Theatre management will provide one front-of-house manager, one-stage manager, and one recording technician. All graduation recitals are recorded for archival purposes. Recordings will be available within 30 days of the recital.

As the recital replaces an end-of-semester jury and constitutes a significant portion of the final grade, students may not engage a Digital Audio Arts students to perform a live-capture recording of their recital.

There are no fees associated with the completion of Graduation recitals.

 

Graduation Recital Procedures

Students must adhere to the following procedures when booking and preparing a required Graduation recital:

  1. Print a copy of the Application for Recital Form.
  2. Select 3 possible recital dates in consultation with your studio instructor (and your accompanist, if possible) by looking at the available options on the Student Recital Calendar. The studio instructor must sign the form before the form is submitted to the Studio Coordinator. If all dates selected on the form have already been booked, you must return to your studio instructor to select new dates, and return to the Studio Coordinator for recital booking.
  3. Book a Graduation Recital
    • Fall recitals- booking occurs between September 17 - 21, 2018, during posted office hours
    • Spring recitals- booking occurs between September 24 – 28, 2018, during posted office hours
  4. Submit the completed Application for Recital Form to the Studio Coordinator during your assigned booking window. The Studio Coordinator will book the recital and sign the form.
  5. Arrange/finalize accompanist booking and arrange for all other performers who may join you on the recital.
  6. Complete the Concert/Recital Information sheet (last page in package) and return it to the Theatre Operations Supervisor in the Theatre Box Office (W510).
    • Deadlines to submit Application Form and Information Sheet
      • Fall recitals – October 1, or not later than 2 weeks before the recital*
      • Spring recitals – February 1, or not later than 2 weeks before the recital*
        *Dress rehearsal bookings will be denied if the “Concert/Recital Information” sheet has not been returned to the Theatre Box Office.
  7. Book your dress rehearsals with the Box Office or go to W510. Each student performing a Graduation Recital is entitled to 4 hours of dress rehearsal time. Composition students are entitled to 6 total hours of dress rehearsal time.
    • Fall recitals – bookings begin October 1
    • Spring recitals – bookings begin first day of class in January
  8. (Optional) Create a recital poster. All posters must be approved by the Studio Coordinator.
  9. Complete the Recital Program Template and email it music@uleth.ca a minimum of 2 weeks before your recital. For more information go to Recital Programs & Posters.
  10. Instructor sign-off on the content and order of the program.
  11. Review Recital Hall Usage guidelines for performance preparation.